6 Mar 2022 19:13

Russian Defense Ministry warns about precision strikes on Ukrainian defense industry enterprises, urges their employees to leave their territories

MOSCOW. March 6 (Interfax) - Precision strikes will be delivered at enterprises of the defense industry of Ukraine, Russian Defense Ministry spokesperson Igor Konashenkov said.

"As part of performing the objectives of demilitarization of Ukraine, the Russian Armed Forces will deliver strikes at Ukrainian defense industry enterprises from precision weapons," he said at a briefing on Sunday.

"In order to avoid endangering the lives of employees of Ukrainian defense industry enterprises, we are warning in advance about planned strikes on such facilities," Konashenkov said, urging the staff to leave territories of such enterprises.

The Ukrainian side is using these enterprises to restore its military hardware damaged by Russia's strikes in order to send it back to the areas of combat action, he said.